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Old 05-01-2012, 05:00 PM
rollinpiff rollinpiff is offline
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Mein Auto: 2001 740il
need help! ahh

2001 740il aka my baby

k took out and cleaned both cam sensors and light goes away, now today i get the knocking sound from top end passgnr bank, and cam sensor codes come up...ugh you guys think i can drive it? and you thinkits just the cam sensors , or is this common of my top end(cams or vanos stuff) failing? am i over reacting?
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:15 AM
rollinpiff rollinpiff is offline
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anyone? ahhhh i love theese cars, but lets all be honest all they are is headaches
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Old 05-02-2012, 03:21 PM
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My car makes a weird glugging noise at idle and speeds up with rpm. It has done it since I bought it.

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Old 05-02-2012, 05:31 PM
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mine as well
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